Alicia Lynch joined the SAIC team In April 2018 as the Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) bringing over 30 years of experience with the Department of Defense, the Defense Contracting community and the private sector. Alicia retired as a Colonel from the US Army in 2012 where she served as both an Intelligence Officer and a Cyber Specialist. As both a qualified intelligence professional and Cyber specialist, she served in every echelon from Platoon to National while leading units from team-sized to commanding a Brigade. Since 2012 she has leveraged her technical experience in commercial executive level positions focused on Cybersecurity. She has recently held titles including the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at Accenture Federal Services, VP of Enterprise Solutions at a Cyber startup, and Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance at BAE Systems. Alicia holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, Robert H Smith School of Business, a CIO Program Certificate from the College of Information and Cyberspace, National Defense University, and a BA from the State University of New York. She has also maintained ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).